Friday, January 19, 2018

Healthcare Articles

Wireless temperature monitoring is one of the most exciting innovations in the healthcare industry today, especially related to patient safety and industry compliance. Wireless monitoring is used by many hospital departments such as pharmacy, laboratory, dietary and nursing. This new age monitoring eliminates the time and expense of manual temperature checks and can be utilized in an endless number of applications. Read below for more information on wireless temperature monitoring.

Pharmacy Needs for Refrigerated Medications
by: Jerry Fahrni - Talyst

Refrigerated storage is one of the four main areas for medication storage within a pharmacy. It is similar to static shelving with the obvious difference being temperature.


Wireless Temperature Monitoring Systems: Selection, Implementation and Quality Assurance

by: PP&P Magazine

Most hospitals need to improve their temperature monitoring processes, and these systems are an effective, automated means of doing so.


Benefits of Temperature Monitoring Systems

by: PP&P Magazine

Precise temperature monitoring of refrigerators, freezers, and warmers is vital to ensure patient safety, as well as to remain compliant with medication management standards and reduce potentially costly product loss.


Steer Clear of Common Temperature Monitoring Pitfalls

by: PP&P Magazine

Within the last few years, multiple companies in the hospital pharmacy industry have developed technologies to make temperature monitoring simpler, more accurate, and less time consuming. There is rarely a perfect technological solution, though, and as the systems differ, weighing the pros and cons of competing temperature monitoring systems to determine which best suits an organization’s needs is a vital step in product selection. 


Revisiting the 30-Minute Rule (Again!)
How to Return and Reissue Blood Components Safely

by: Anne Chenoweth, MBA, MT, CQA - AABBnews

According to the standard, blood that has been returned to the blood bank shall not be reissued unless "during storage and transportation, the blood has been continuously refrigerated between 1-10 C, preferably between 1-6 C."

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